Book Review/Giveaway: Stinkin’ Thinkin’ Stinks. Ends Dec 15th
Stinkin’ Thinkin’ Stinks by Bill King
About the Book: What would happen if negative thoughts and actions smelled bad? If they STANK? Would we notice them more? Would we be less inclined to indulge in them? Attributing bad smells to our negative thoughts, actions, and attitudes, in STINKIN’ THINKIN’ STINKS Bill King provides both young readers and their older friends with techniques to recognize, deal with, and mitigate the negativity that holds so many of us back. Readers will:
- Become aware of negative thought patterns.
- Discover ways to eliminate negative thinking.
- Learn how to avoid a negative “pack” mentality.
- Access the positive in life.
- Develop techniques for dealing with negative people and situations.
- Embrace positivity as their dominant way of thinking.
Full of fun activities designed to provide kids with real tools for changing negative habits, STINKIN’ THINKIN’ STINKS offers a cool new approach to exterminating negativity while inviting YOU to change YOUR LIFE! STINKIN’ THINKIN’ STINKS will inspire discussion, introspection, and change in readers of all ages.http://www.idontstink.com/
My Review: Stinkin’ Thinkin’ Stinks: A kid’s guide to the lighter side of life by Bill King is the perfect book to help build self esteem. What is Stinkin’ Thinkin’ Skinks? It is the negative thoughts that stink. Like when all you think about is how bad things are and don’t see the good things happening around you.
The book goes on to explain the difference between a negative thinking and a positive thinking.
For example -: “First, picture the park during a time when someone wasn’t being nice to you. They wouldn’t take turns, they said something mean to you, they made fun of you…..etc How do you feel right now? You probably feel pretty bad. That STINKS! Now try the second part of the experiment. Go back to the same park in your mind. Think about a time when you did something you were really proud of. You jumped out to the swing and landed on your feet, you made the perfect sand castle, or you made friends with another person because you let them go ahead of you in line…” Now you feel much better. So all you have to do is think about good things more.
The book makes us aware of how negative thinking affects lives and how people may be attracted to it without even realizing it. Negative thinking is something we all do and need to work on. This book gives great exercises, fun activities and illustrations to help children learn about defeating negative thoughts and turning it into positive thoughts. To build up their self confidence and self esteem.
Now it’s time to get rid of STINKIN’ THINKIN’ because negative thoughts STINK!
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
About the Author: Bill King is a writer, speaker, certified trainer and executive. A master of designing and implementing processes to simplify complex issues with amazing results, he used this gift to design fun, exciting and educational ideas to help kids deal with negativity, low self-esteem, bullying and anger. He teaches kids positive thinking, kindness, forgiveness and awareness in a way they can relate to.
His website http://www.idontstink.com/ teaches kids from a completely different point of view. The premise is negative thoughts stink. Using humor to break down the barriers many people have, Bill provides an entertaining atmosphere that promotes learning that will stick. Check out the STINK-o-city quiz to see how badly you STINK! Benefit from tons of easy-to-follow exercises, and enter your kind deeds into the kindness meter. Issue kindness challenges and be challenged yourself – all because you want to SMELL sa-weet!
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Giveaway Ends Dec 15th, 2013
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